The Future of Workforce Development in Oakland

Lunchtime Forum

Oakland’s vibrant and innovative job opportunities comprise an invaluable piece of the Bay Area’s internationally recognized economy. What are the city and employers doing to ensure that this economy and workforce stay competitive, and how can they see to it that economic growth benefits everyone equitably? Explore the workforce development strategies and specific projects that are poised to make an impact in Oakland.

+ Julina Bonilla / Port of Oakland
+ Stephen Baiter / Oakland Workforce Development Board
+ Barbara Leslie / Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
+ Alyson Greenlee / CoLab Consultants


free for SPUR members
$10 for non-members

Pre-registration is not required for this event.

Refund Policy

Sponsorship payments: Will not be refunded, as sponsorship benefits take effect immediately and are on-going through the date of the event.

Auxiliary Services

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